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  1. Azacitidine in the management of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes.

    ... of treatment for MDS was supportive care , including transfusion of blood products and growth factors. Further understanding of disease biology led ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  2. Supportive care in severe and very severe aplastic anemia

    ... early treatment of fungal, bacterial and viral infections, transfusion strategy and iron chelation and assess the evidence basis. In fact, ... infections and of secondary events like alloimmunization to blood products and iron overload have a significant impact on the ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  3. Therapeutic modalities for patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes: current options and future directions.

    ... goals of treatment include improvement of peripheral blood cytopenias, reduction of transfusions, improvement of the quality of ... , warrants treatment in an attempt to eliminate transfusion dependence. This article reviews current treatment strategies for ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  4. BCOR and BCORL1 mutations in myelodysplastic syndromes and related disorders.

    ... Journal Title:  Blood Primary Author:  ... P=0.005). Multivariate analysis including age, IPSS, transfusion dependence, ASXL1, CBL, RUNX1, TEL/ETV6, and TP53 mutation status ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  5. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria in pediatric patients.

    ... Journal Title:  Pediatr Blood Cancer Primary Author:  ... complications related to thrombosis and 2 patients are transfusion independent with stable disease. CONCLUSION: This report ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:14pm.

  6. Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acquired aplastic anemia (AAA): An initial survey of the North American Pediatric Aplastic Anemia Consortium (NAPAAC)

    ... Journal Title:  Pediatr Blood Cancer Primary Author:  ... hemoglobin and platelet levels as triggers for transfusion support; the use of prophylactic antibiotics; and follow-up ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  7. MDS - Treatment (OLD)

    ... mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill abnormal bone marrow cells  Reduce the number of blasts ... infection Blood Transfusions A blood transfusion is a safe and common procedure. When you receive a transfusion, ...

    Topic section last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  8. South African Girl with PRCA Gets German Match

    ... bone marrow has gone on strike and she’s not making red blood cells. What caused it remains a mystery, which has stumped doctors from ... levels dropped dangerously low she was given a blood transfusion . The intervals between transfusions became shorter and ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:02am.

  9. My Life is Making a Difference

    ... it was serious and even thought it could be leukemia. Blood tests were done, and when my doctor saw the results he called and told me ... began to respond. By the end of May, I had my last red cell transfusion and by early June had my last platelet transfusion . One ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:20am.

  10. Aplastic Anemia Patient “Just Focused on Beating It”

    ... due to my work and school schedule. She ran a regular CBC blood test.  The next day,  I was surprised to see I had missed a call ... she thought I might have leukemia. She told me I needed a transfusion (my platelet count was 56). I was so upset I could not ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:49pm.